Lensbaby Releases 5.8mm f/3.5 Circular Fisheye Lens

Lensbaby 5.8mm f3.5 Circular Fisheye Lens

Lensbaby has announced a new 5.8mm f/3.5 Circular Fisheye lens for Canon and Nikon APS-C DSLRs. It’s a manual focus lens with a close focus distance of 1/4″. The lens barrel features a focus distance scale and hyperfocal scale.

The lens produces a complete circular inside the image sensor frame with a 185° angle of view.

The Lensbaby 5.8mm f/3.5 circular fisheye lens retails for $299.95. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

Zeiss Compact Zoom CZ.2 15-30 T2.9 Cinema Lens Unveiled for $23,900

Zeiss 15-30mm

Zeiss has announced its third Compact Zoom lens, the CZ.2 15-30mm T2.9 lens, to go along with the current CZ.2 28-80mm T2.9 and CZ.2 70-200mm T2.9 lenses. The new lens completes a broad range for the CZ.2 line, which is also the only full frame zoom cine-style lenses in the world. (Canon’s EOS Cinema zoom lenses only cover an APS-C sensor.) [Read more...]

New Samyang Lens Teased for This Friday

Samyang Lens Teaser

Samyang is teasing a new lens announcement for March 21. All we have so far is this teaser image, which was shared on the company’s Facebook page yesterday. Previous hints and rumors suggest that Samyang is about to launch a new line of autofocus lenses. Perhaps this will be the first…

Samyang’s current line of photo and cine lenses are well regarded for the optical performance and low price. Offering AF versions of these popular lenses should be a real boon to the company and customers alike.